By Briggs Seekins Last Saturday’s online edition of the New York Daily News featured a column by sportswriter Filip Bondy calling on New York state to “do the right thing” and ban boxing, just as they continue to ban professional mixed martial arts. The column seemed primarily motivated by the …Read More »
All I want For Christmas Are These Ten Fights: the Best Match-Up’s In Boxing
By Tyson Bruce *In composing this fantasy list of match-ups I choose to ignore (although its briefly discussed throughout) the Golden Boy-Top Rank ‘Cold War’, as a mean to, if nothing else, highlight its negative effects on the sport. I also used each fighter only once, meaning they cannot appear …Read More »
It’s Time To Give Boxing Fans What They Want
By Sean Crose News flash: no one wants to see Floyd Mayweather fight Amir Khan. Nor does anyone want to see Andre Ward step into the ring once again with Carl Froch. Pacquiao-Bradely? Maybe after PacMan fights Money. Oh, and Vitali Klitshchko? No one (at least in the United States) …Read More »
Jackie Kallen: Bronco McKart rides on….and on…..
By Jackie Kallen It was July 21, 1992 and it was a hot night at the Palace of Auburn Hills. Tim Witherspoon was headlining the card against Everett Martin. He lost. But on the undercard, I turned a young fighter from Monroe, MI pro. His first fight was a 1st …Read More »
Dana White Returns To Boxing With New Reality TV Show “The Fighters”
By Jaime C. Feal A big problem with today’s fight fans is that a love for boxing tends to decrease respect and interest in MMA, and vice versa. The search for which combat sport is better overshadows the fact both are great, exciting sports. It is easy to forget that …Read More »
How Adrien Broner Can Live Up To The Hype
How Adrien Broner Can Live Up To The Hype There’s a question that’s been making the rounds of fight fans for quite some time now. It’s a legitimate question, too, one which hangs over today’s boxing world like a dark, uncertain cloud. Is Adrien Broner really all that great? The …Read More »
Sergey Kovalev: Impressed Yet?
By Sean Crose There are knockouts and then there are acts of sheer destruction. What Sergey Kovalev did to Ismayl Sillakh in Quebec on Saturday night was an act of sheer destruction. Brutal, complete, sheer destruction. Make no mistake about it, Kovalev is now the big man on campus. Linear …Read More »
HBO Boxing Results: Stevenson and Kovalev Win by Knockout, Again…..
By: William Holmes The Light Heavyweight Division was given some clarity today as two world titles were on the line in Quebec City, Canada. A replay of last week’s pay per view fight between Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios opened up HBO’s broadcast. The dream matchup between Manny Pacquiao and …Read More »
Another Bizarre Stoppage in the UK: Chisora Halts Pala
By Tyson Bruce London, England: The United Kingdom is becoming to quick stoppages what Germany is to hometown decisions, which, needless to say, is not a good thing. Last weekend, Howard John Foster stopped a thrilling fight between George Groves and Carl Froch in what had to be one of …Read More »
Whats next for Paul Spadafora?
By Jackie Kallen To say that Paul Spadafora has had a tumultuous life is an understatement. This guy doesn’t have to look for trouble. It has found a way to find him at every turn. Between drugs, drinking, assaults, shootings and prison time, he has been through the wringer. But …Read More »